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Mesirow named a 2020 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews

Chosen as one of this year’s top firms based on employer and employee surveys
Award evaluates company culture, benefits, career paths and more

InvestmentNews has recognized Mesirow, an independent, employee-owned financial services firm, as a 2020 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers. Mesirow was selected as one of this year’s top firms based on employer and employee surveys, evaluating company culture, benefits, career paths, and more.

“We are pleased to be recognized as a Best Place to Work for Financial Advisers,” said Dominick Mondi, President and CEO of Mesirow. “Wealth management was the firm’s founding capability more than 80 years ago and today, we continue to cultivate a strong wealth management culture; optimize the client/advisor experience through operations and technology; and recruit, develop and engage top industry talent.”

"These firms are role models in the industry," said George Moriarty, InvestmentNews chief content officer. "They empower advisers to focus on delivering exceptional service to their clients."

Melissa Bean, President and CEO of Mesirow Wealth Management, joined the firm in 2019, bringing a rare combination of leadership in the public, private and non-profit arenas. “Our wealth advisors have an average of approximately 20 years with the firm,” said Bean. “We are here to help clients stay on track through up and down markets, measuring our relationships in years and often generations.”

Mesirow is highlighted in the April 27th issue of InvestmentNews and at

About Mesirow

Mesirow is an independent, employee-owned financial services firm founded in 1937. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in 21 cities, we serve clients through a personal, custom approach to reaching financial goals and acting as a force for social good. With capabilities spanning Global Investment Management, Capital Markets & Investment Banking, and Advisory Services, we invest in what matters: our clients, our communities and our workplace culture. For more, visit

Mesirow has been recently named "Best Place to Work in Chicago" by Crain's Chicago Business and the Chicago Tribune.

About InvestmentNews
InvestmentNews is the leading source for news, analysis and information essential to the financial advisory community. Since 1998, their standard of editorial excellence and deep industry knowledge has allowed InvestmentNews to educate, inform and engage the most influential financial advisers. Through their weekly newspaper, website, newsletters, research, events, videos and webcasts, InvestmentNews provides exclusive and up-to-the-minute news, as well as actionable intelligence, that empowers financial advisers to serve their clients and run their businesses more effectively whenever, however and wherever they need it. Headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago and Washington D.C., InvestmentNews is part of London-based Bonhill Group plc. Learn more at


2020 Investment News’ Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers (Received December, 2020) reflective of previous 12 months – Licensing fees paid post award to access detailed data). Best Companies Group (BCG), an independent workplace excellence research firm, conducted a two-part survey. Part one, consisted of an employer questionnaire, used to collect information about benefits, policies, practices, and other general information. Part two was a confidential employee survey used to evaluate local employee’s workplace experience and culture. Rankings and/or recognition by unaffiliated rating services and/or publications are not indicative of a firm’s future performance nor do they evaluate the quality of services provided to clients or guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if Mesirow is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services, nor should they be construed as a current or past endorsement of Mesirow by any of its clients. 

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